Monitoring and Management of Host Servers in SAN / NAS networks
Heterogeneous management tool for storage area networks
Host servers form the front-end of the storage area networks where-in the applications accessed by the users reside. OpStor provides comprehensive Storage Area Networks management by incorporating host server management
Opstor provides out-of box reports spanning inventory, performance, and availability as given below
Host Servers Supported
- VMware ESX Servers
- IBM AIX
- HP UX
- SCSI details
- Fibre channel details
- Interconnect details
- Ethernet cards
- CDROM drive
- CPU utilization
- Disk / IO statistics
- Memory Utilization
- Ethernet link status
- Ethernet link status
- Disk / CPU usage
- Memory usage
- Host summary
- Availability Trends
- Top N Availability
- Host statistics
- Top N Performance
- Location summary
- Trouble Tickets summary
- Up-to-date device summary
- Administrators can key in details such as device location, vendor details, and technical support info.
- Complete system resources like CPU, Disk, Memory and IO details are listed
- HBA Card details along with ports are listed
- Device level problem report filing and maintenance
OpStor periodically polls the devices to check the health, availabiity, and utilzation of host servers. Early indications are provided on hardware/software problems and alarms are generated on disk, cpu, memory utilizations are also captured and appropriate alarm is generated.
- Captures Host servers Status Change Notifications
- Management functions such as assign owner, annotate, clear, and delete
- Reports alarms to administrators through email or SMS messages based on customizable rules
- Escalates unattended alarms to higher ups based on pre-defined rules
Availability reports of Host servers show the availability trends, downtime history, MTTR, MTBF, etc
You can generate the reports for various time periods such as today, yesterday, last N days, last week, this month, last month, and between two selected days.
- Topological map shows hosts and their connections to switches and storage arrays.
- Link details table shows link name, source, and destination.
- Color-coded icons depict switch and interconnection status.
- Drill-down views - Host Sub-map views